Isotopes to host six themed game nights
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Play Ball! The Isotopes are gearing up for a six-game homestand with some fantastic themed nights. Taco Takeover at the Isotopes Park will be on Tuesday, June 6. The night will feature foods like Indian tacos, taco salads, carne asada street tacos, mini tacos, margaritas, raspberry cream cheese chimichanga, La Sirenita Taco Truck, micheladas, and more. The first 2,000 fans will receive Mariachi Flags.
New Mexico United head coach steps down
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico United needs a head coach. Zach Prince announced he is stepping away from the team following Saturday’s 1-0 loss to El Paso. “Whoever ends up taking over, they have a very special group,” said Prince. “There are so much love in that locker room, that as definitely the hardest part […]
Pickleball pros roll in for weekend tournament
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The pickleball express just keeps on rolling along. This weekend, it's a "Hang With the Pros" amateur tournament at the Manzano Mesa Pickleball Complex, sponsored by the ABQ Pickleball Club and featuring four "top level" professionals. And there may be even bigger things ahead. Kamryn Blackwood,...
NCAA Championships - UNM Competition Guide
6:02 p.m. – Men’s 3,000 Meter Steeple Chase (Semifinals – Top-5 in each of 2 heats + next 2 best times advance to finals) 7 p.m. – Men’s Long Jump (Finals – Top-9 advance to final round of 3 jumps after initial round of 3 jumps)
Rio Rancho Events Center – Duke City Gladiators
Rio Rancho Events Center 3001 Civic Center Cir NE Rio Rancho, NM 87144. Named after the 10th Duke of Albuquerque, the city in New Mexico has long been known as the Duke City – the Gladiators of the Indoor Football League (IFL) took their name from this moniker. The team was founded in 2015 as part of Champions Indoor Football (CIF), and previously played at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque.
JR Bonesteel Earns Feature Victory with POWRi NMMRA at Sandia Speedway
Belleville, IL. (6/4/23) Sandia Speedway would welcome the POWRi New Mexico Motor Racing Association for the second straight weekend as JR Bonesteel would emerge victorious in the feature event to claim his career-first feature win within the series. Flying onto the smooth surface of Sandia Speedway for night six of...
New NMAA bylaws could crack down on bad behavior at sporting events
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) –Officials could soon have stronger tools to curb bad behavior at sporting events. The New Mexico Activities Association has approved new bylaws to crack down on unsportsmanlike conduct. “We have fans that are threatening officials and following them to the locker room and giving them death threats, said NMAA Executive Director, Sally Marquez. […]
Albuquerque graduates honored by bike club
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Community leaders honored two high school seniors Thursday morning who participated in a two-wheeled tour-de-force. Students on the west side are finishing up at the Duke City Leadership Bike Club. As part of the program, students receive a bike and a new bike kit. With the help of volunteers from Albuquerque’s lowrider […]
N.M. Higher Ed. Dept. asks UNM, NMSU to work together to play rivalry games
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KTSM) – After three days of back-and-forth regarding security plans and questions over whether the New Mexico-New Mexico State men’s basketball series would continue, the state’s Higher Education Department weighed in on Friday. The HED wants the rivalry games to be played in 2023-24 and for them to be scheduled with an […]
Los Lunas, June 04 High School 🏀 Game Notice
There are 2 high school 🏀 games in Los Lunas. The Los Lunas High School basketball team will have a game with Los Lunas High School on June 04, 2023, 09:00:00 CST. The Los Lunas High School basketball team will have a game with Los Lunas High School on June 04, 2023, 14:00:00 CST.
Prince steps down after 0-1 loss to El Paso
After a 0-1 loss to rivals El Paso Locomotive FC, New Mexico United announced that Head Coach and Technical Director Zach Prince was stepping down from the club, effective immediately. Prince is leaving for another opportunity per the club. Devon Sandoval Night was supposed to be a celebration of the...
Angelo Leo hungry to claim 2nd world title
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It has been two years since Angelo Leo last stepped into the ring. The former WBO Junior Featherweight champion is feeling optimistic about a return as he has made some changes. Most notably, he has changed promoters and is moving up a weight class from 122 to 126. “I have taken this time […]
Experience the Thrills of an Albuquerque Isotopes Game: Food, Fun, and Unique Traditions Galore
The Albuquerque Isotopes, a minor league baseball team, is celebrating its 20th season in the city in 2023. The team's name was inspired by an episode of "The Simpsons" where Homer tries to prevent his local baseball team, the Springfield Isotopes, from relocating to Albuquerque. The team's games are now a staple for visitors and locals alike and attending a game is considered one of the best ways to spend a warm summer evening. The team plays at Rio Grande Credit Union Field at Isotopes Park and offers promotional giveaways at many games throughout the season.
Inaugural Adult Abuse Prevention Pickleball Tournament returns
Helping New Mexicans achieve lifelong independence and healthy aging. That’s the mission behind the New Mexico Aging and long-term services Department. This June, the department is hosting its first Annual Pickleball Tournament. The ‘Prevent Elder Abuse Pickleball Tournament’ will be June 24 and 25 at Manzano Mesa Pickleball Courts....
Opinion: UNM and NMSU need to work together to save the Rio Grande Rivalry
The state of New Mexico hasn’t always had a lot to cheer for when it comes to sports. On a professional level, both New Mexico United and the Albuquerque Isotopes garner a certain amount of attention from regional or national media. Both of those teams have given supporters and people of the state reasons to be proud of them.
Safety concerns leave UNM men’s basketball games against NMSU up in the air
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The annual men’s Lobo-Aggie basketball games are in jeopardy this upcoming season. Security concerns in the wake of a brawl and a deadly shooting connected to the rivalry could put those two games on ice for a second year. University of New Mexico students hearing the news of the rivalry may be […]
New Mexico State Reaches Out to UNM Regarding Basketball Security
New Mexico State University police chief Andy Bowen spoke with University of New Mexico athletic director Eddie Nuñez by telephone Wednesday about concerns Nuñez has voiced to NMSU over the past several months about security in the Pan American Center. The two schools have been at an impasse...
Men's Tennis Adds Three for 2023-24
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The defending Mountain West Champion New Mexico Lobo men’s tennis team has added three to the 2023-24 roster, a roster which loses just one player from its 2023 regular season title winning team. Head Coach Chris Russell has announced Arthur Bellegy of Paris France, Avery...
Lobo men's basketball hires new assistant coach
Luis Talamantes sentenced to life in prison for Jacque …. Full Story: https://www.krqe.com/news/crime/luis-talamantes-to-be-sentenced-in-albuquerque-murder-of-jacque-vigil/. Feds charge Solomon Peña, accomplices with election …. A failed Republican New Mexico House candidate accused of planning and taking part in shootings at the homes of four Democratic elected leaders in Albuquerque, Solomon Peña is...
2023 New Mexico Bowl date revealed
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The New Mexico Bowl is returning for its 18th edition in 2023. This year’s game will be played on Saturday, December 16, at 3:45 p.m., and will be broadcast on ESPN. Once again, the New Mexico Bowl will take place on the opening Saturday of the bowl season. The game will feature a […]
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